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Jim White

I read a good quote somewhere back in the day. Might have been the book about Mark Donahue. Anyways it was something to the effect of:

“Horsepower sells motor cars, torque wins motor races”

I’ve always believed a motor with good torque in the right range is better than a little more horsepower in a very narrow range which I believe is how most opens are.